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Morphology of cranial sutures and radiologic evaluation of the variations of intersutural bones

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dc.contributor.author Çalışkan, Sultan
dc.contributor.author Oğuz, Kader Karlı
dc.contributor.author Tunalı, Selçuk
dc.contributor.author Aldur, Mustafa Muhammet
dc.contributor.author Erçakmak, Burcu
dc.contributor.author Sargon, Mustafa Fevzi
dc.date.accessioned 2019-03-14T14:28:44Z
dc.date.available 2019-03-14T14:28:44Z
dc.date.issued 2018-12-04
dc.identifier.citation Çalışkan, S., Oğuz, K. K., Tunalı, S., Aldur, M. M., Erçakmak, B., & Sargon, M. F. (2015). Morphology of cranial sutures and radiologic evaluation of the variations of intersutural bones. Folia morphologica.
dc.identifier.uri https://journals.viamedica.pl/folia_morphologica/article/view/FM.a2018.0030/46989
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/708
dc.description.abstract Background: As far as our literature searches showed us, morphological characteristics of cranium such as sutures, sutural bones and fontanelles had been examined in the skulls in the museums and dry specimens until now. As a modern method, three-dimensional virtual reconstruction of cranial bones by using multidetector computed tomography-computed tomography angiography (MDCT-CTA) can display in vivo morphological characteristics. In our study, we aimed to determine the presence and incidence of these morphological characteristics that can be clinically significant in our population, by using radiologic methods. Materials and methods: We examined head and neck regions of 185 patients via MDCT-CTA. We evaluated radiologically detectable variations of the metopic sutures, lambda, bregma, asterion and pterion, which can be very easily confused with fractures. Additionally, the differences between the genders and incidence of coexistence of these variations were evaluated. Results: According to our study, the incidence of persistent metopic suture was 8.1% and the incidence of lambda variations was 5.9%. Variations were most commonly encountered on the left asterion, and least commonly on the bregma and left pterion. In the evaluation of the coexistence of the parameters and combinations, the Wormian bones located at the right and left asterions were detected. There were no statistically significant differences between genders. Conclusions: Variations of the sutures and sutural bones can be easily misdiagnosed with the fractures of related bony regions in unconscious patients with multiple traumas. During surgical interventions in these patients, surgeons must take this fact into consideration in order to make differential diagnosis of fractures and intersutural bone variations. en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Via Medica
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject Wormian bones en_US
dc.subject MDCT-CTA en_US
dc.subject Inca bone en_US
dc.subject Sutural bones en_US
dc.subject Three-dimensional reconstruction en_US
dc.title Morphology of cranial sutures and radiologic evaluation of the variations of intersutural bones en_US
dc.type article tr
dc.relation.journal Folia Morphologica (Poland)
dc.contributor.department TOBB ETÜ, Tıp Fakültesi, Temel Tıp Bilimleri Bölümü tr_TR
dc.contributor.department TOBB ETU, Faculty of Medicine, Basic of Department Medical Sciences en_US
dc.identifier.volume 77
dc.identifier.issue 4
dc.identifier.startpage 730
dc.identifier.endpage 735
dc.identifier.wos WOS:000452416600017
dc.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85058028540
dc.contributor.tobbetuauthor Tunalı, Selçuk
dc.identifier.PubMedID 29569704
dc.identifier.doi 10.5603/FM.a2018.0030
dc.relation.publicationcategory Uluslararası yayın


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